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I have never advocated violence: Varun Gandhi
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) One day after being released from jail on parole, Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha candidate from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi said Friday that he had never advocated violence in politics but would continue to raise voice against 'anti-national forces'.

Friday, April 17, 2009 5:24:53 PM

BJP leader demands action against Omar Abdullah
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Leela Karan Sharma Friday demanded action against Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for an alleged 'hate speech'.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:39:04 PM

Target practice for aspiring shoe throwers
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Politicians beware! If a Madhya Pradesh businessman's campaign succeeds, shoe missiles - typically aimed at high profile leaders - may not miss their target any more.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:27:49 PM

No holds barred media war
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) When elections descend, politicians are not the only ones to fight it out. A full-fledged media battle has erupted between two major newspapers in Andhra Pradesh where simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha polls are on.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:17:24 PM

Of foot in mouth and red faces
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) His candour is turning into an embarrassment for his Praja Rajyam Party. Scriptwriter, actor, director and Andhra Pradesh assembly aspirant Posani Krishna Murali leaving friends and foes red faced.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:17:22 PM

Block traffic, burst crackers, get noticed
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) What's the simplest way to grab voter attention? Block a busy road for a few minutes and burst crackers! At least that's what happened in Delhi.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:17:20 PM

Rahul to campaign in Amethi Saturday
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary and sitting MP from Amethi Rahul Gandhi will visit his constituency in Uttar Pradesh Saturday for election campaign, a party official said Friday.

Friday, April 17, 2009 3:44:49 PM

Madhya Pradesh BJP candidate arrested for poll code violation
Bhopal, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur parliamentary constituency, Laxmi Narayan Pande, was arrested Friday for violating the poll code, police said.

Friday, April 17, 2009 3:28:25 PM

BJP's Kandhamal candidate Ashok Sahu gets bail
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) A district court Friday granted bail to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate from Kandhamal, Ashok Sahu who was arrested Tuesday for making inflammatory speeches in the region that witnessed widespread violence last year, a lawyer said.

Friday, April 17, 2009 3:18:10 PM

Tytler replaced by Aggarwal, Sajjan by his brother
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Congress Friday said its Delhi unit chief J.P. Aggarwal and Ramesh Kumar would replace the riot-tainted Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar as the party's candidates in two Delhi constituencies. Ramesh Kumar is Sajjan Kumar's brother.

Friday, April 17, 2009 3:03:08 PM

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